Polish refinery Rafineria Gdańska and fuel importer Unimot have been put on a protected entities list by the Polish government after concerns were raised over Rafineria Gdańska's sale to Saudi firm Aramco.
Crude oil is being pumped from the damaged stretch of the 'Druzhba' oil pipeline, so that workers can carry out repairs on a leak.
PERN, Poland's crude oil pipeline operator, detected a leak in the western stretch of the ‘Druzhba’ pipeline late on Tuesday evening.
Poland will offer Germany any crude oil surplus it has after meeting domestic needs, the Climate Ministry told PAP.
Poland's fuel group, PKN Orlen will invest into an air separation unit for oxygen and nitrogen production at the Plock refinery, the company announced on Tuesday.
A Ukrainian deputy prime minister has said that Ukraine needs urgently to solve the current fuel crisis, and that, owing to their location, the Polish ports of Gdańsk and Świnoujście could help Ukraine import hydrocarbons.
The CEO of Poland's leading oil refiner, PKN Orlen, has said that 70 percent of the crude oil in the firm's refinery systems is not sourced from Russia.
Oil supplies to Poland's PKN Orlen fuel corporation are safe, even in the event of an embargo on Russian oil, Orlen's in-house magazine "Magazyn GO!" wrote on Friday.
PKN Orlen, Poland's largest oil and gas company, has ordered an additional five tankers of crude oil from the Saudi-based Aramco company in order to supply its refineries in Poland, the Czech Republic and Lithuania.
Dominant Polish fuels group PKN Orlen says it will transport oil products from its Lithuanian refinery to Ukraine via Poland if Belarus blocks rail transit.